Kara Swisher digs out the value of the Google (GOOG +0.7%)-Mozilla search deal, tagging an...

|By:, SA News Editor

Kara Swisher digs out the value of the Google (GOOG +0.7%)-Mozilla search deal, tagging an amount just under $300M as the annual payment to be paid to the indy by Google to stay on as the default search engine on its popular browser. Competition from Yahoo and Microsoft boosted the value of the deal considerably, according to sources.